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Alcheringa Ethnopoetics

Boston, MA: Boston University, 1975-1976. First Editions. Wrappers. New Series Volume One Numbers 1 & 2; A First International Symposium. Three original volumes from the "New (second) Series" of this most influential literary journal, co-edited by Jerome Rothenberg & published by Boston University. Among the goals of the series was to explore the full range of humanity's poetry, including translations from tribal/oral traditions. Volume One, Number one features, among many... Item #1640

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Alcheringa Ethnopoetics
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Wearing Doors Away

Roseville, MI: Ridgeway Press, 1988. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. A slim chapbook of poetry by the Iraqi-American poet Alese Alousi, published by Ridgeway Press. This small press also published writings by F.E. Kerouac-Parker, the late former wife of Jack Kerouac who came from & returned to the Detroit area. Enchanting poems in a unique, colloquial style. A fine rarity in perfect condition. As new. Item #1688

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Wearing Doors Away
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The Alternative Press

Ann Arbor, MI: The Alternative Press, Circa 1990s. First Editions. Broadsides, postcards. Miscellany (10 postcards, 2 broadsides). Here is a miscellaneous assortment of rarities from the Alternative Press, founded in the 1960s by Ken Mikolowski & his late wife, the noted painter Ann Mikolowski. Over the years it has published broadsides, postcards & other small, exquisite productions with works by Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley, Diane di Prima, Anne Waldman &... Item #1689

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The Alternative Press
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The Vigilantes, A Fragment By

Sudbury, MA: Water Row Press, 1987. First Edition. S. Signed by Author Issued as Water Row Review #2. Slight wear to front & back wrappers. One of 26 lettered copies signed by author on tipped-in photograph. Copy "W" , This is a heretofore unpublished fragment from an unfinished novel, written in 1952 by Alan Ansen, associate of Burroughs, Ginsberg et.al. A fine item rescued from obscurity by the legendary Jeffrey... Item #1001

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The Vigilantes, A Fragment By
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Crash

New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. The first American printing of the recently deceased author's famous novel, the basis for a film & many commentaries. A surreal & disturbing combination of those eternal unwitting twins, sex & violence in the form of a car crash. This copy is in exceptionally very fine condition, with only the slightest bumping to bottom edge of front board, &... Item #1412

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Crash
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Electric Banana

Cherry Valley, NY: Cherry Valley Editions, 1975. First Edition. Stapled wrappers. Signed by Author Signed by author on title page. Introduction by William S. Burroughs. Minor wear to stapled wrappers, original price crossed out in black marker on rear cover, otherwise vf. Mary Beach was a member of the illustrious literary family that includes the legendary Sylvia Beach, proprietor of Shakespeare & Co. in Paris & publisher of James Joyce's... Item #1002

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Electric Banana
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Ouvrez La Porte, A Quoi Bon?

Andy Warhol. Caen, France: Cahiers de Nuit, 1994. First edition. Stapled wrappers. A limited edition booklet in dust jacket, illustrated with the famous 1967 banana illustration by Andy Warhol. Text in French. One of 100 numbered copies, out of a total edition of 200. This is copy #7/100. An extremely rare item, with book in mint condition & dj near mint with only very minor rubbing & bumping to top edge. Mint. Item #1503

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Ouvrez La Porte, A Quoi Bon?
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Writers Outside The Margin

Sudbury, MA: Water Row Books, 1986. First Edition Thus. Soft Cover. Signed by Editor An anthology published by Jeffrey Weinberg's important Beat-related Water Row Books, featuring writings, photos & drawings by various Beat writers & scholars, including a cover illustration by Charles Bukowski. The main focus is on the life & work of Jack Kerouac, including a collection of poetry in his memory, but also includes a short story by... Item #1004

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Writers Outside The Margin
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Lyrical Vision: The 6 Gallery 1954-1957

Davis, CA: Natsoulas /Novelozo Gallery, 1990. First Edition. Soft Cover. Lyrical Vision: The 6 Gallery 1954-1957 was published in conjunction with the gallery exhibition in 1990. The Six (6) gallery in 1955 was the venue of the first group reading of what was to become known as the Beat Generation. It is where Allen Ginsberg first read Howl & other Beat poets read, including Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen, & Michael... Item #1005

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Lyrical Vision: The 6 Gallery 1954-1957
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The San Francisco Poetry Renaissance 1955-1960

Boston, MA: Twayne, 1991. First Edition. Hard Cover. The best volume on the history of the SF poetry Renaissance that brought poets Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Philip Whalen, Gary Snyder & others international prominence. Unread condition. A 1/8" closed faint tear on back jacket panel, otherwise perfect. As New. Item #1006

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The San Francisco Poetry Renaissance 1955-1960
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The Portable Beat Reader

New York, NY: The Viking Press, 1992. First Edition. Hard Cover. Signed by Editor Signed by editor Ann Charters on title page. This is one of the most important & comprehensive anthologies of Beat writings thus far ever published, containing full works & excerpts from the canon of all of the greatest Beat authors: Burroughs, Ginsberg, Kerouac, Huncke, et.al. The editor & signatory of this copy, Ann Charters, is the... Item #1007

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The Portable Beat Reader
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Blue Jacket 26/27

Niigata, Japan: Blue Jacket Press, 1993. First Edition. Softcover. (later on, the publisher would change the name of the journal to "Blue Beat Jacket"). Kerouac-dedicated issue of this rare Japanese Beat-devoted literary periodical. Neo-Beat writings by A.D. Winans, Herschel Silverman ("New york Haiku"), George Dowden (Ginsberg's first bibliographer), Arthur & Kit Knight (publishers of the Beat series, The Unspeakable Visions of the Individual, A review of "William S.Burroughs at the... Item #1008

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Blue Jacket 26/27
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The Beat Generation Legacy And Celebration May 17 - May 22, 1994

New York, NY: New York University, 1994. First edition. Pamphlet. This is the original announcement/schedule/registration form for the legendary gathering that took place at New York University during May 17-22, 1994, which this writer your devoted curator was privileged to attend. Among the participants were some of the greatest Beat & countercultural figures who have since passed on, including Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Hunter S. Thompson & Ken Kesey. Also... Item #1564

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The Beat Generation Legacy And Celebration May 17 - May 22, 1994
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Blue Beat Jacket #11

Niigata, Japan: Blue Jacket Press, 1996. First edition. folded sheets w/o staples. In this issue of the Japanese journal devoted to the Beats are contributions by A. D. Winans (For Allen Ginsberg and Howl), John Bennett, Warren French & many others. Front cover drawing of Gregory Corso by Carl Alessi. Text in English with some works translated into Japanese. As New. Item #1426

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Blue Beat Jacket #11
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Beat Scene #26

Warwickshire, England: 1996. First Edition. Stapled. This Issue features Huncke Obituary, Discography of Allen Ginsberg (part 4), Larry Keenan Beat Generation photographs. Lengthy article about the Kerouac biography "Angel Headed Hipster", Ferlinghetti poem, and more. As new except for very short 1/8' tear on bottom edge of front cover. Photo of Michael McClure, Bob Dylan & Allen Ginsberg in 1965 on cover. As New. Item #1010

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Beat Scene #26
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The Beat Generation Galleries and Beyond

Davis, CA: Natsoulas Gallery, 1996. First Edition. Soft Cover. The Beat Generation Galleries and Beyond is a comprehensive look at the Beat art galleries of the 1950s: Metart Gallery, King Ubu Gallery, The Six Gallery, Spatsa Gallery, Batman Gallery, & more. Loaded with illustrations & also including poetry by Robert Duncan, Allen Ginsberg, Bob Kaufman, Bill Margolis, Michael McClure, Gary Snyder & Philip Whalen. Distributed by Water Row Press. Large... Item #1009

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The Beat Generation Galleries and Beyond
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The Beat Book

Boston, MA: Shambhala Publications, Inc. 1996. First edition. Hardcover. poems & fiction from the beat generation. Writings by William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Gregory Corso, Gary Snyder & many other first-tier Beats are collected in this fine compilation edited by Anne Waldman, poet & co-founder with Allen Ginsberg of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, CO. Also includes short biographies, bibliography... Item #1416

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The Beat Book
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A Different Beat: Writings By Women of the Beat Generation

London, England: High Risk, 1997. First Edition. Paperback. Edited by Richard Peabody. No hardcover issued. Contains 27 women writers of the Beat Generation including Carolyn Cassady, Jan Kerouac, Joan Haverty Kerouac, Bonnie Frazer aka Bonnie Bremser, Edie Kerouac Parker, & more. As New. Item #1011

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A Different Beat: Writings By Women of the Beat Generation
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A Secret Location On The Lower East Side. Adventues in Writing, 1960-1980

New York, NY: The New York Public Library and Granary Books, 1998. First Edition. Soft Cover. Based on the acclaimed exhibit at the New York Public Library, this book offers a glimpse into the Mimeo Revolution faocusing on the small press publishing scene in San Francisco and downtown New York City from 1960-1980. These myriad publications feature contributions from Burroughs, Ginsberg, Kerouac & their many successors. A fine reference work... Item #1012

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A Secret Location On The Lower East Side. Adventues in Writing, 1960-1980
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Blue Beat Jacket Number 13

Niigata, Japan: Blue Jacket Press, 1998. First Edition. Stapled. From Japan - the Beat-inspired literary magazine with poems, book reviews and more. Included in this issue are poems by Herschel Silverman, Sam Hamill, George Dowden, Dave Moore, John Bennett, a book review by A.D. Winans about his friend Jack Micheline's latest collection, & more. Text in English & Japanese. As New. Item #1013

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Blue Beat Jacket Number 13
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Blue Beat Jacket Number 13

Niigata, Japan: Blue Jacket Press, 1998. First Edition. Stapled. From Japan - the Beat-inspired literary magazine with poems, book reviews and more. Included in this issue are poems by Herschel Silverman, Sam Hamill, George Dowden, Dave Moore, John Bennett, a book review by A.D. Winans about his friend Jack Micheline's latest collection, & more. Text in English & Japanese. As New. Item #1014

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Blue Beat Jacket Number 13
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Paradise Outlaws: Remembering the Beats

New York, NY: William Morrow & Company, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. "In 1997, America lost two of its leading literary lights just months apart: Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs. Their passings were clearly the end of an age. In the wake of this generational shift, original Beat scholar John Tytell, along with noted photographer Mellon, offers a highly personal collection of intelligent essays and stunning photos that illuminate the... Item #1566

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Paradise Outlaws: Remembering the Beats
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This Is the Beat Generation: New York-San Francisco-Paris

Berkeley, CA: University Of California Press, 2001. First edition. Softcover. "What is it that imbues the Beats with such a mystical aura of glamour, and causes their lives, as much as their books, to be regarded as the sacred texts of a particular school of non-conformism? These are the questions that James Campbell has addressed in this brilliantly sympathetic and compelling analysis of the Beat phenomenon." (The Guardian, quoted on... Item #1568

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This Is the Beat Generation: New York-San Francisco-Paris
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San Francisco Beat: Talking with the Poets

San Francisco, CA: City Lights Publishers, 2001. Uncorrected Advance Proof. Softcover. "San Francisco Beat is an essential remembrance of the Beat Generation, a rich moment in a fortunate place. America, somnolent, conformist, and paranoid in the 1950s, was changed forever by a handful of people who refused an existence of drudgery and enterprise, opting instead for a life of personal, spiritual, and artistic adventure. In these intimate, free-wheeling conversations, a.... Item #1567

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San Francisco Beat: Talking with the Poets
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Queer Beats: How the Beats Turned America On to Sex

Berkeley, CA: Cleis Press, 2004. First edition. Softcover. This volume "....brings together a diverse collection of primary and secondary texts that allow the Beat writers to be viewed from and through the perspective of their fluid sexuality. It is the first book of its nature. There is, of course, more queer and queer-ish Beats writing than could be included in any single volume, but I hope that Queer Beats provides... Item #1570

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Queer Beats: How the Beats Turned America On to Sex


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